Title text: That's a gneiss butte.
Specifically, the suggestive terms are "bedding," "spreading," "friction," "cleavage," "deeper in the rift," "orogeny," (perhaps a portmanteau of orgy and erogenous), "huge," and "thrust." The title text is a wordplay, as it sound like "nice butt".
- The division of usually sedimentary rocks into distinct layers.
- A process in which two geological regions are moving apart, and potentially allowing for magma to rise up between them. Spreading occurs in mid-ocean ridges and in rift valleys.
- Friction breccia
- Breccia is a rock made of broken fragments of other rocks. When these fragments can be formed from the rubbing between rocks in a fault, it is a friction breccia.
- Flow cleavage
- The crystals in a rock can be aligned by the plastic flow of a rock when it is hot. This causes the rock to split (cleave) along particular planes.
- A result of spreading is that rocks break, forming vertical faults, and allowing regions to sink and form valleys.
- A period of mountain forming.
- Thrust fault
- a sloping crack in the rocks at which one region of rocks is pushing another up.
- Gneiss (title text)
- A type of rock made up of different bands.
- Butte (title text)
- An isolated hill with steep sides and a flat top, but smaller than a plateau.
So it seems that Megan tells Cueball to ignore the layers in the rock, as there is evidence that valley they are in is in fact a recent rift valley. It was formed in cracking following the lifting up of the surrounding rocks.
- [Two people are doing a geological survey.]
- Megan: Forget the bedding - we were wrong about the whole valley.
- Cueball: The spreading is recent.
- Megan: See the friction breccia?
- Cueball: Oh - flow cleavage!
- Cueball: Deeper in the rift.
- Megan: Deeper.
- [An idea pops into Megan's head.]
- [The same idea pops into Cueball's head.]
- Megan: This orogeny
- Cueball: is driven by a
- Megan: huge
- Cueball: thrust fault
- [They both drop to the ground in a fit of passion.]
- Geology: Surprisingly erotic.
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